A man - who worked for Wexford County Council - has died after being struck by a falling tree due to Storm Eunice.
It happened in Co. Wexford this morning.
Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene in Ballythomas this morning.
A man in his 60s was injured after a tree was knocked down by a strong gust of wind.
He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The body of the man will be removed to Waterford University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place.
The man was working at the time of the incident so the Health Safety Authority have been notified and are due to attend the scene.
In a statement, Wexford County Council said:
"It is with deep regret and sadness that Wexford County Council confirms that one of our employees was fatally injured earlier today in a workplace accident.
"The accident occurred as the employee attended the scene of a fallen tree in the North Wexford area.
"The employee’s family, An Garda Síochána and the Health and Safety Authority have been informed.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the employee’s family, work colleagues and friends at this very difficult time."
A status yellow wind warning remains in place for the entire country until 6pm this evening.
Met Eireann says we can expect "northwest winds backing westerly will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of up to 110km/h" and "coastal flooding is possible".
There is also a status yellow snow and ice warning for the entire country until 10am on Saturday.
"Falls of sleet and snow on Friday and Saturday with accumulations in some areas and icy stretches leading to hazardous driving conditions," say Met Eireann.